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His Holiness spoke in honor of the Tibetan festival Chotrul Duchen. Plus, the Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile offers condolences in honor of Madeleine Albright, and Donald S. Lopez Jr. will give a talk next week.
‘The Matrix Resurrections’ Review
Unlike the sequels that came before it, the latest movie in the Matrix franchise is self-aware enough to keep up with the times.
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The Dharma of the Rings
A Zen teacher’s Buddhist take on The Lord of the Rings, in honor of the first film’s 20th anniversary
The Hit Netflix Show Indian Matchmaking Has a Surprising Connection to Buddhism
Matchmaker Sima Taparia chants the daimoku to help her clients find the one.
A Balanced Pursuit of Justice
How Buddhist is Avatar: The Last Airbender? And what can it teach us about our current moment?
Meditation Barbie Wants to Be Your Dolly Lama
The doll who has it all is exploring a new career as a meditation teacher, but she’s having a hard time letting go of her material-girl lifestyle.
In Its Final Season, The Good Place Faces an Age-old Karmic Question
The NBC sitcom presents a satirical take on karma, and now it's poised to tackle the moral dilemma of unintended consequences.
The Buddhist Lessons in The Princess Bride
In Ethan Nichtern’s new book, The Dharma of the Princess Bride, the Shambhala Buddhist teacher explains that everything he knows about relationships comes from two sources: Buddhism and this 1980s cult classic.
Mindfully Binge-watching “Making a Murderer”
Those of us who were swept up in the series may want to examine our own fast-brain thinking.
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